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home, James(, and don't spare the horses)

A humorous directive for a driver to take one home directly and without delay. Thank goodness you finally came to pick me up. Home, James, and don't spare the horses! You know, shouting "home, James" every time you get in the car is starting to get a little tiresome.
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home, James (and don't spare the horses)!

used as a humorous way of exhorting the driver of a vehicle to drive home quickly. dated
This was the title of a popular song by F. Hillebrand in 1934 ; it represents a parody of the instruction given to a coachman in the days of the horse and carriage.
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And the Dragons boss was also disappointed with both of the goals his side conceded, Fenelon heading home James Rowe's cross after the visitors had worked an overlap on the right.
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Karim Benzema put Real ahead just before the halfhour mark when he volleyed home James Rodriguez's cross for his 22nd goal of the league campaign.
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McDaid netted in the second half, hammering home James Knowles' effort after a sloppy clearance from the Ards defence.
But Shaun Maloney finished off an excellent move seven minutes later and Scotland took a second-half lead when Steven Naismith flicked home James Morrison's long free-kick.
The grandad-of-one was the founder of Home James which became one of the biggest coach companies in the south.
The Black Cats took only four minutes to make their extra man count, Fletcher turning home James McClean's cross-shot for what turned out to be the winner.
Jim, known for his catchphrase is "Nick, nick" also had his own TV series, The Jim Davidson Show, and starred in TV sitcoms Up The Elephant And Around The Castle and Home James.
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Gary chose to send home James Michael, whilst Louis booted out the singing soldier Jonjo.
He scored his second goal in as many games for the Lions, heading home James Henry's corner after seven minutes, before Trotter latched onto Dany N'Guessan's low cross 13 minutes from the end.
He pounced at the far post to nod home James Milner's cross and cancel out Steven Caldwell's ninth-minute header.